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Phase Chart:
Santa Fe EMD F2, F3 & F5 Diesel Locomotives

All Phases here include rectangular-slit type dynamic brakes on both cabs and boosters
Designation F2 F3
Phase1
F3
Phase 2 Early
F3
Phase 2 Late
F3
Phase 3
F3
Phase 4
"F5"
Dates Jul 46 to
Dec 46
Nov-Dec 46>> Feb-May 47>> Dec 47-Apr 48>> Mar-Jun 48>> Aug-Nov 48>> October 48
to Feb 49
Radiator Fans High, flat-top 36" Low-pan-top 36"
Top-third panel Chicken Wire in openings only Full Chicken wire at top third panel Horizontal Stainless Steel Grille
Rear vent opening Short Long
Center-third panel Three equally-spaced portholes Chicken wire between two portholes covering 4 rectangular openings 4 horizontal louvers between two portholes
Electrical Same as FT D17 traction motors D27 traction motors 
w/heavier cables
Number Boards Same as FT Large, mounted on nose
Original ATSF Numbers & Liveries none 16-21 Long Warbonnet
& Aluminum Paint
none none 22-30 Short 
Warbonnet,
Stainless Steel Panels
none 31-36
Warbonnet
200-201
Catwhisker

Notes:


Chart developed by Jim Fuhrman with details supplied by Ed Hawkins and John Thompson.


 
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